MOSCOW, January 19. The price of Brent crude oil exceeded $30 per barrel. In particular, in the course of trading on the exchange ICE in London the cost of futures for oil of mark Brent with delivery in March rose 5.5% to $30,12 per barrel.
Amid the rising price of oil ruble strengthened today. So, the dollar against the ruble on the Moscow stock exchange fell compared with the closing level of previous trading day on 1,17 roubles and amounted to RUB 78,12 the Euro jumped by 1.53 84,89 RUB to RUB.
The sharp growth of the Russian currency pushing the dollar and the RTS index, which jumped 4.14% to 673,7 item. The ruble-denominated MICEX index rose 2.98% to 1670,72 item.